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Project GUTS - Growing Up Thinking Scientifically

Sponsoring Organization: 
Santa Fe Institute is the hosting organization.
Description: 

Project GUTS -- Growing Up Thinking Scientifically -- is a nationally recognized after-school science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program for middle school students based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Growing up thinking scientifically means learning to look at the world and ask questions, develop answers to the questions through scientific inquiry, and design solutions to their problems. Project GUTS is hosted by the Santa Fe Institute and is funded by the National Science Foundation, the Bengier Foundation, the Los Alamos National Bank, Lockheed-Martin/Sandia Foundation, the New Mexico Public Education Department Math and Science Bureau, New Mexico Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NM-EPSCoR), the Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation, and by private donors.

Submission Type : 
Program
Organization
Research Opportunity
Professional Development
Eligibility Requirements: 
Middle school students and teachers.
Ongoing Event: 
Yes
Event Season: 
Year Round
Event Date: 
09/01/11 to 05/07/12
Cost to Attend: 
None. The sponsoring agency must find funds for the club leaders stipend.
Program Contact Information
Program Contact : 
Irene Lee, GUTS y Girls Program Director
Santa Fe
87501
Phone: 
505 946 2742
Email: 
info [at] projectguts.org
University or College Affiliation: 
None
Is your program statewide?: 
Yes
State Area Options: 
North Central Region
What types of communities do you serve?(Urban/Rural): 
Both
Categories
General - Science: 
Biology
Chemistry
Environmental Sciences and Management
Health and Medicine
Social Sciences and Business
Biology: 
Animal Sciences
Chemistry: 
Physical Chemistry
Environmental Sciences and Management: 
Air Pollution and Air Quality
Alternative Fuels
Ecosystems Management
Land Resource Management
Recycling/ Waste Management
Renewable Energies
Water Resource Management
Social Sciences and Business: 
Anthropology
Sociology
General - Technology: 
Algorithms
Coding
Computer Graphics and Visualization/Game Design
Computer Science
Software Design
General - Engineering: 
Computer Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Robotics
General - Math: 
Statistics
Statistics: 
Probability
Subject Area: 
General - Science
General - Technology
General - Engineering
General - Math
Target Audience: 
6-8th Grade
Females
Underrepresented Minorities in General